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Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
are fed up. george lettis has that story. >> a massive fiscal crisis, the economy hanging in the balance, and congress takes a break. according to congressional observers, congress gets one week off for every federal holiday, two weeks for spring break. and amany members come in on tuesday month for august -- and a month for august. and leave thursday evening. david walker has started a campaign. no break for members of congress. >> it is time to focus full- time on trying to defuse our ticking time bomb. -- debt bomb. >> they should say, why aren't you back in washington doing the people's work? >> members of congress said they need to take care of their constituent business back home. congress needs to act to keep the government operating. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think congress should be able to break for holidays before major problems are resolved? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> watch did try to come up with a new wa
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
out how to avoid these cuts. they will slow down the economy. negotiations have not gone anywhere. president obama had good conversations with john boehner and mitch mcconnell. the first time the president has talked to mcconnell in weeks. president is going to a military talent in virginia next week. many governors are in town for a yearly meeting and some will be going to the white house to talk to the president. >> what kind of effects will we feel in maryland? >> people of work will get less money from unemployment. look at the furloughs you will see for many federal workers. long lines at security checkpoints at airports. park rangers could be furloughed as well. not to mention all the military impact. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> the winner of the mega millions during claimed the jackpot on thursday appeared she wants to remain anonymous and purchased the ticket from a gas station in mount airy. she will get $12.6 million after taxes. sounds >> great -- >> sounds great. many decorated bowls for a fundraiser. money goes towards summer camps for children. they have raised
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am EST
responders could lose their jobs. >> these cuts are not fair and it will hurt our economy. >> john boehner said the revenue debate is now closed. >> republicans are not comfortable with these defense cuts. >> lawmakers are feeling the pinch. >> this is a missed opportunity to show we're serious about deficit reduction. >> a new plant would cut the deficit over 10 years. >> both camps have to get out of their comfort zone and make these tough decisions. >> lawmakers are not likely to accept the plan. it does appear at this time that the sequester would take effect. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:08. 32 degrees at the airport. an airline will upgrade their in-flight entertainment. >> and historic block in kansas city goes up in flames. >> another day in court for oscar pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend. what authorities say they found inside his home. >> i am live at the convention center. we' >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we start on the outer loop of the beltway at 295. word of a disable
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